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Dynamic Supply Chains : How to design, build and manage people-centric value networks

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'Dynamic Supply Chains is a masterpiece in the field of supply chain management'

Dr Rakesh Singh, Chairman, Institute of Supply Chain Management, India







Dynamic supply chains are at the heart of your business. You need to get them right.



Are your supply chains equipped to compete for a faster, more flexible future? Supply chains are not just part of your business: in many ways they are your business. They are made up of living, active people, and to really get supply chains right you need to capture the dynamism that people can bring to the flow of goods and services, both inside and outside your business. In this third edition of Dynamic Supply Chains, renowned international expert John Gattorna gives you a practical and effective new model for supply chains that will help you get closer to your customers and suppliers, and set your business on a new path to growth. John's 'outside-in' philosophy is based on 'Design Thinking' principles, underpinned by business analytics, visualization, and the passion to get things done. This is indeed, supply chains by design.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 648 pages
  • 159 x 234 x 34mm | 966g
  • FT Publishing International
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 1292016817
  • 9781292016818
  • 1,225,410

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'Dynamic Supply Chains is a masterpiece in the field of supply chain management'



Dr Rakesh Singh, Chairman, Institute of Supply Chain Management, India















Dynamic supply chains are at the heart of your business. You need to get them right.







Are your supply chains equipped to compete for a faster, more flexible future? Supply chains are not just part of your business: in many ways they are your business. They are made up of living, active people, and to really get supply chains right you need to capture the dynamism that people can bring to the flow of goods and services, both inside and outside your business.







In this third edition of Dynamic Supply Chains, renowned international expert John Gattorna gives you a practical and effective new model for supply chains that will help you get closer to your customers and suppliers, and set your business on a new path to growth. John's 'outside-in' philosophy is based on 'Design Thinking' principles, underpinned by business analytics, visualization, and the passion to get things done. This is indeed, supply chains by design.
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Table of contents

Praise for Dynamic Supply Chains

A word about the title: Time for a reality check and a leap of faith

Foreword

Preface: The power of reading and 'thought leadership'

Author's acknowledgements

Publisher's acknowledgements

Introduction: Starting with the end in mind



Part 1: Developing supply chain strategy



Ch. 1 Coping with market volatility: the 'new normal'

Making the case for a new paradigm in supply chain design



Ch. 2 Customer conversations: looking from the 'outside-in'

How to reduce complexity and associated costs



Ch. 3 Designing supply chain strategies

How to formulate strategies that reduce cost and improve service



Ch. 4 Internal cultural capability

How to align internal capabilities to propel multiple supply chains



Ch. 5 Leading from the front

How to revolutionise supply chain performance through inspired leadership



Ch. 6 Designing responsive organization structures

How to get your people working together, and focused on customers



Part 2: Configuring supply chains to maximize performance



Ch. 7 Collaborative supply chains: demand-side

How to nurture the relationships cherished by truly 'collaborative' customers

Ch. 8 Lean supply chains: demand-side

How to routinely deliver lowest cost outcomes for customers



Ch. 9 Agile supply chains: demand-side

How to design and deliver capacity for a fast response



Ch. 10 Campaign supply chains: demand-side

How to deliver-in-full-on-time, every time, to project sites



Ch. 11 Fully Flexible supply chains: demand-side

How to design for major unexpected disruptions



Ch. 12 Supplier conversations: supply-side

How to give the supply-side better customer visibility



Ch. 13 'Hybrid' supply chains

How to bring the demand-side and supply-side together



Part 3: Executing supply chain management



Ch. 14 New outsourcing business models that drive value

How to turbo-charge supply chain operations



Ch. 15 Service sector supply chains

How to apply proven supply chain principles in the service sector



Ch. 16 The new world order

How to set your Agenda for the decade ahead



Ch. 17 Joining the dots to create dynamic institutions

How to move from an operations mindset to full 'business transformation'



Afterword: Ending with the future in mind

Endnotes

Selected bibliography

A word about the author

Index
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About John Gattorna

John Gattorna has been working in corporate logistics networks and enterprise supply chains for 30 years. He's one of the most influential contemporary 'thought leaders' in the field. Many global companies have adopted his model, with significant results: a doubling of margins; big increases in revenue through increased customer satisfaction; and lower cost-to-serve across the board as a result of identifying and eliminating unnecessary over-servicing.
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